G Nter Meisner

G Nter Meisner

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. G nter Meisner (April 18, 1926 - December 5, 1994) was a German actor. He is best remembered for his several cinematic portrayals of Adolf Hitler. Born in Bremen, he briefly worked at a steel foundry before training as a radio operator with the Wehrmacht paratroopers (Fallschirmspringer). In 1948, Meisner took acting lessons with Gustaf Gr ndgens in D sseldorf, where he also got his first job at the local Schauspielhaus. Meisner often played Nazi officers and other sinister characters. He portrayed Hitler in the French-German action comedy L'as des as, and in the American television miniseries The Winds of War. He also appeared as a Stasi officer in the 1982 film Night Crossing. Other films Meisner took part in were Is Paris Burning?, The Quiller Memorandum, Funeral in Berlin, and The Boys from Brazil. He was Mr. Slugworth/Mr. Wilkinson in the 1971 film version of Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory.show more

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  • Paperback | 136 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 209g
  • Acu Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134957453
  • 9786134957458